TV Guide 2014-10-25
ITV's new Sunday night game show is Keep It in the Family (3) (7pm Sun). They hope it's better than Prize Island. A new run of Coach Trip (C4, 5.30 weekdays), a new run of The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm Tue, check local listings). Panel shows go head-to-head at 10pm Wednesday, with Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC3) up against Fonn Fonn Fonn (BBC Alba). And, for viewers in Ireland, Brian Dowling is Sitting on a Fortune (TV3, 6.55 Sat).
Saturday 25 October
- The Munch Box (CITV, 8.30, also ITV Breakfast Broadcasting).
- Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Josh Widdicombe.
- Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 1.30) Wayne Sleep and Kimberley Walsh.
- Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 2.30).
- Tipping Point (ITV, 3.15).
- Swashbuckle! (Cbeebies, 4pm) Tooth Fairy.
- Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) Sheffield.
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm). This is not another chance to see Wednesday's new episode.
- Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45). Kate Adie and Stanley Johnson, John Sergeant but Kelvin MacKenzie, Julia Hartley-Brewer and Nick Marussia, Jon Sopel and Lucy Siegle.
- Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.30). This week's theme is "prancing".
- Sitting On a Fortune (TV3, 6.55) Three couples do silly things in the hope of getting some cash. Brian Dowling hosts.
- The Chase With Celebrities (ITV, 7pm, TV3 8pm Wed) Adrian Chiles, Gemma Merna, Rosie Marcel, Jon Snow.
- The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm). This week's theme is "Robson and Jerome covers". The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3.
- Qui Sera le Prochain Grand Patissier? (TV5, 8pm) The Great French Bake Off.
- Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.35).
- The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV, 10.10) Are Daniel Radcliffe and Lindsey Lohan in any way relevant? Not yet...
- QI XL (BBC2, 9pm).
- Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 11.10).
Sunday 26 October
- Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 9.25)
- Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 1.05). Keith Duffy and Jennie McAlpine.
- Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
- The X Factor (ITV, 2.20; also TV3, 2.40).
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm).
- All-Island School Choir Competition (RTE1, 5.15).
- Come Dine with Me (More4, 5.20) is in Bath.
- Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 5.30) Louie Spence.
- Ireland's Fittest Family (RTE1, 6.30).
- Keep It in the Family (ITV, 7pm) The cast of Emmerdale Farm hope not to disappear down the dumper. Bradley Walsh hosts.
- Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7pm).
- The Write Stuff (Radio 4, 7.15) Jerome "K" Jerome.
- Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) Target demographic: a performance by Culture Club.
- The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) Target demographic: a performance by Elton John. The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3.
- An Jig Gig (TG4, 8.30).
- The Apprentice (BBC1, 11.40; Scotland 12.30am).
- May the Best House Win (ITVBe, 10am).
- Come Dine With Me (C4, 11.30) Five episodes.
- Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
- Ready Steady Cook (BBC2, 1.30; Wales not Tu, Scot 4.05 We).
- Ludus (CBBC, 1.50) More appalong fun 4 ever!
- Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm).
- Countdown (C4, 2.10) Dave Myers; John Inverdale from Tue.
- Perfection (BBC1, 2.15).
- Fifteen-to-One (C4, 3pm).
- Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm). Repeats.
- Deal or No Deal (C4, 4pm; not Fr). The Spook Squad of Little Dealington.
- Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30).
- The Chase (ITV, 5pm). Repeats.
- Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) Perth.
- Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
- Coach Trip (C4, 5.30) Starting in Scarborough. Why leave?
- Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
- Dinner Date (ITVBe, 6pm).
- Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
- Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7pm).
Monday 27 October
- Counterpoint (Radio 4, 3pm).
- Pyramid (S4C, 5.25).
- University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) The first of two return fixtures for high-scoring losers.
- The Chase Us (Challenge, 8pm).
- The Lie (TV3, 8pm).
- Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30). Politicos v Oxonians.
- Release the Hounds (ITV2, 9pm) The women.
- 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4, 10pm) Guests include Alex Jones, Alex Brooker, Alex Millican, and James Alecaster.
- Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.35; Scotland 11.05, Wales 11.25, NI 1.10am Thu).
- News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).
Tuesday 28 October
- Cog1nio (S4C, 5.30) Thai for the lead.
- The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland 7pm Weds) When someone needs a makeover, they simply have to take over.
- The Taste of Success (RTE1, 8.30).
- The Cube (ITV, 10.40; UTV 11.05, not STV).
- Famous Family Fortunes (STV, 11.05).
Wednesday 29 October
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm). A slightly later, and more sensible, slot.
- The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland 7pm Thu). Beach huts.
- Fferm Ffactor (S4C, 7.30) This week, it's the Cardigan agricultural show. Bring your own knitwear. Continues 8.25.
- Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm). James from Nuneaton.
- The Apprentice (BBC1, 9pm) This week's theme is "not being an annoying plonker". Begorrah! With Dara O'Briain follows on BBC2 at 10pm.
- Fonn Fonn Fonn (BBC Alba, 10pm) A music quiz. Gilleasbuig Ferguson hosts, Carina Macleod and Roddy Munro are the captains. This week's guests are Fiona Macleod, Niall Iain Macdonald, Victoria Kilgour, Ellen Macdonald.
- Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC3, 10pm) Joining Grimmy, Rochelle, and Melvin are Jack Osbourne, The Ubiquitous Alex Brooker, and Ella Eyre.
- 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (More4, 10.20) Subject to delay if the Twenty Quid Music Prize goes to kicks from a 12-inch mix.
- A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.35; Wales 11.05, NI and Scotland 11.40).
- Through the Keyhole (ITV, 11.15; STV 11.35, UTV 11.40, not HTV)
- Was It Something I Said? (More4, 11.25).
Thursday 30 October
- The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland and Wales 4.30 next Sat) Medieval.
- The Face Us (UK Living, 8pm).
- Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Chris Ramsey, CAUTION Jimmy Carr, Caroline Flack, and Richard Hammond. A Hallowe'en special.
- 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4, 10.30). Paul Hollywood, Gabby Logan, Joe Wilkinson, and Aisling Bea.
Friday 31 October
- Sam and Mark's Sport Showdown (CBBC, 5pm).
- Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 6pm) From Radio Wales, 2006.
- The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
- The Dylan Thomas Pub Quiz (Radio Wales, 6.30) Another chance to miss it.
- Mastermind (BBC2, 7pm; not Wales, NI) John Hughes, King David of Scotland, Dietrich Bonhoffer, Iggy Pop.
- A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales).
- Munud I Fynd (S4C, 8.25) Dewi Pws and Caryl Parry Jones. Last in the series
- Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) With Damian Lewis, Andy Hamilton, Roisin Conarty.
- A League of Their Own (KYTV Europe UK, 9.30) Unseen 3, the episode they recorded in the dark.
- QI (BBC2, 10pm; not Wales) Lenses, with Token Woman Jo Brand, Josh Widdicombe, Phill Jupitus.
- BBC New Comedy Award 2014 (Radio 4 Extra, 10.30). Last of the heats.
- Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2, 11.05; not NI) Repeat.
Sign language interpretation
- Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 6am Sat and Sun)
- Fferm Ffactor (S4C, 1pm Sat)
- Win It Cook It (C4, 5.05am Mon)
- The Apprentice (BBC2, 12.20am Tue; Scotland 12.50).